Born on January 21, 1908 at Thalayolaparambu, a small village near Vaikom in Kottayam district of Kerala, Basheer was the eldest son of Kayi Abdurahman and Kunjathumma. But I read these books mainly to know their craft. Then Abdul Khadar no longer complained of grammatical errors in his brother's sentences, instead asked him for copies of the book so that he could make money selling them. [24] It was remade again by Aneesh Anwar in 2017, featuring Farhaan Faasil, Joy Mathew and Sheela. Indian independence activist and writer of Malayalam literature. [39] Fabi Basheer published her memoirs, Basheerinte Ediye,[40] which details her life with her husband. He was one of those outspoken figures who revolutionized Malayalam Literature, and Thus the World Literature itself with his dauntless sarcasm, satire, and black humor. [28] It was again remade with the same title in 2014, by Pramod Payyannur,[29] with Mammootty and Isha Talwar playing the lead. He was also a recipient of the Sahitya Academy Fellowship, Kerala Sahitya Academy Fellowship, and the Kerala State Film Award for Best Story. He was a legend in Kerala. Basheer was born on January 21, 1908 in Thalayolaparambu (near Vaikom) Kottayam District, to Kayi AbduRahman, a timber merchant, and his wife, Kunjathumma, as their eldest child. It was written in 1954 during Basheer's first period of insanity, when he was institutionalised at a mental Sanatorium at Thrissur. Basheer is not as well-known as Mahatma Gandhi — he cannot be credited with inventing a new way of life that can be called the “Basheerean Way of Life”. He was a legend in Kerala. And Basheer returned home to find his father's business bankrupt and the family impoverished. Share. His works are translated in many languages and got him worldwide acclaim. I myself had plenty of experience to write about! 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